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Ash Circular via the MOD Ranges

Explore the remote Ash Ranges - what Surrey should really look like! (Usually open Bank Holidays only - Check!)

Ash Vale Circular via North Downs Way

A circular walk starting and ending in the rarely visited Ash Ranges and including a section of the North Downs Way through the attractive village of Puttenham.

Ash Vale to Worplesdon

The Basingstoke Canal, Ash Ranges (Remote, hilly MOD land with unrestricted access), Cobbett Hill and Whitmoor Common.

Ash to Brookwood

Ash Ranges and Brookwood Cemetery

Frensham Great Pond SWC Walk 184 - Bentley to Farnham

Frensham Great Pond

SWC Walk 184 - Bentley to Farnham

14-Jun-20 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Bentley to Farnham

Alice Holt Ancient Forest, Surrey Hills, Scotch Pine Forest, and remote heather filled heathland, Frensham Great and Little Ponds (swimming)

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Belted Galloway on Headley Heath

13-Oct-09 • Sean O'Neill

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Box Hill Circular

A fairly strenuous walk in a beautiful part of the North Downs.

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24-Aug-08 • stuleeds on Flickr

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Box Hill to Leatherhead

Short, 2 steep climbs and the view from Box Hill in the morning, and a gentle river valley after lunch

CIMG6763 White horse, Mugswell

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White horse, Mugswell

26-May-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Chipstead to Kingswood

Ancient woodland, open downs and farmland in London's Green Belt.

Dorking via Brockham Circular

Lost Surrey estate, with restored landscaped garden and forests, ruined castles

Path through trees Dorking Circular

Path through trees

Dorking Circular

03-Sep-16 • moontiger on Flickr

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Dorking Circular

Out along the North Downs escarpment and back through the Greensand Hills.

Dormans to Lingfield

Historic buildings, a Racecourse and a small Nature Reserve with a Community Orchard in the south-eastern corner of Surrey.

Denbies Wine Estate Effingham to Westhumble walk

Denbies Wine Estate

Effingham to Westhumble walk

14-Mar-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Effingham Junction to Westhumble

Polesden Lacy (dramatic NT country house) for lunch, steep woods opening out onto the North Downs Ridge, and an English vineyard for tea

Farnham to Godalming Pooh Corner. Follow the 3 pigs to find The Donkey!? D.Allen Vivitar 5199 5mp

Farnham to Godalming

Pooh Corner. Follow the 3 pigs to find The Donkey!? D.Allen Vivitar 5199 5mp

02-Jan-06 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Farnham to Godalming

A long but pretty walk with gentle hills via a nice mixture of river valley, forest tracks, and many beautiful country houses.

DSCF1915 St Peter's church, Tandridge

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St Peter's church, Tandridge

10-Sep-09 • Sean O'Neill

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Godstone to Oxted

Compare two magnificent yew trees in the Surrey churchyards of Crowhurst and Tandridge.

bridge over river way

bridge over river way

30-Mar-08 • Bela Struzkova

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Gomshall to Guildford

Historic Shere, then a walk through a broad wooded valley, then along a canal to historic Guildford

Hat adjustment - near Brook, Greensand Way

Hat adjustment - near Brook, Greensand Way

05-Jan-19 • stephenmid on Flickr

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Witley to Haslemere via Thursley, Surrey Hills

Greensand Way Stage 1 : Gibbet Hill, Devil's Punch Bowl and Hindhead Common

Witley to Ewhurst

Greensand Way Stage 2 : The Surrey Hills : the Wey Valley, and remote villages

Gomshall to Dorking

Greensand Way Stage 3 : The Surrey Hills : Holmbury Hill and Leith Hill

DSCN3203 Dorking to Reigate

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Dorking to Reigate

21-Dec-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Dorking to Reigate

A mainly level route along the River Mole and then the Greensand Way via several picturesque villages.

Buttercup meadow, Tandridge Earlswood to Otford walk

Buttercup meadow, Tandridge

Earlswood to Otford walk

27-May-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Earlswood to Oxted

Greensand Way Stage 5 : A gentle ridge walk through a quiet part of Surrey. Regularly spaced pubs.

Hurst Green to Sevenoaks

The best of the Greensand Way - a traverse of the Chart Hills. Toy's Hill, Ide Hill, Chartwell (NT), and an extension to Knole Park (NT)

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Silent Pool

24-Jul-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Guildford Circular via Albury Park

The North Downs ridge, a haunted pool, unusual churches and traces of an industrial era in the Tillingbourne valley.

Farm near Guildford

Farm near Guildford

30-Oct-04 • Peter Conway on Flickr

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Guildford to Farnham

A river valley, gentle pastures, Watts Gallery, woods, remote heathlands and heather covered moors.

Old Simm's Copse, near Gomshall, Surrey

Old Simm's Copse, near Gomshall, Surrey

18-Apr-17 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Guildford to Gomshall

Historic Guildford, The North Downs Way and St Martha-on-the-Hill Church, picturesque Shere. Option to continue along the NDW to Dorking

Pewley Down Guildford to Gomshall and Guildford to Horsley walks

Pewley Down

Guildford to Gomshall and Guildford to Horsley walks

18-Feb-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Guildford to Horsley

Viewpoints on the North Downs ridge

The Way near Shalford

The Way near Shalford

30-Oct-04 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Guildford via Chantries Hill Circular

Chantries Hill and the North Downs Way to St Martha's Church (viewpoint). Albery for lunch, returning via mixed woods and the tranquil Wey navigation to Guildford.

Into the white wood Haslemere Circular (silent walk)

Into the white wood

Haslemere Circular (silent walk)

05-Apr-08 • moontiger on Flickr

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Haslemere Circular

Gentle woods in the morning and a climb to Black Down in the afternoon

Cooper's Stream/Waggoner's Wells Ponds SWC 377 - Haslemere Outer Orbital Path

Cooper's Stream/Waggoner's Wells Ponds

SWC 377 - Haslemere Outer Orbital Path

24-Feb-21 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Haslemere Outer Orbital Path

Orbital route around Haslemere from a rural bus stop, but with plenty of options for connecting routes from the station

Boardwalk in Pudmore Pond Area, Thursley Common SWC Walk 144 Haslemere to Farnham - Thursley Common Extension (Pudmore Pond Extension-within-the-Extension)

Boardwalk in Pudmore Pond Area, Thursley Common

SWC Walk 144 Haslemere to Farnham - Thursley Common Extension (Pudmore Pond Extension-within-the-Extension)

25-Feb-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Haslemere to Farnham

Invall wooded ridge, Temple of the Four Winds, Gibbet Hill, Devil's Punch Bowl, Highcomb Bottom, Thursley & Hankley Commons, Atlantic Wall, River Wey, Waverley Abbey's ruins

View from Leith Hill No sign of Sevenoaks. Holmwood to Gomshall

View from Leith Hill

No sign of Sevenoaks. Holmwood to Gomshall

26-Oct-07 • moontiger on Flickr

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Holmwood to Gomshall

A very pretty forest walk, quite close to London, and the view from Leith Hill, the highest point in the Southeast.

Tree and hedge Holmwood to Reigate Hammonds Copse

Tree and hedge

Holmwood to Reigate Hammonds Copse

25-Jan-19 • moontiger on Flickr

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Holmwood to Reigate

An easy walk through Surrey's Low Weald and the Mole Valley.

Pitch Hill Holmwood to Shamley Green walk

Pitch Hill

Holmwood to Shamley Green walk

06-May-17 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Holmwood to Shamley Green

The Greensand Way : Leith Hill and Tower, Holmbury Hill, Pitch Hill and the Hurt Wood

Christmas Market at RHS Gardens Wisley

Christmas Market at RHS Gardens Wisley

17-Dec-16 • quitenearmike on Flickr

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Horsley to West Byfleet

Green woods and fields, the yellow scrub and heathland of Ockham Common, Wisley Common and RHS Wisley Gardens (public footpath), and a canal side pub on the Wey Navigation

Warlingham view down to Whyteleafe Recreation Ground

Warlingham view down to Whyteleafe Recreation Ground

06-May-20 • andympoole11 on Flickr

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Hurst Green to Riddlesdown

Limpsfield Common, splendid views and remains of a medieval manor

Framed tree Liphook to Haslemere

Framed tree

Liphook to Haslemere

06-Feb-10 • moontiger on Flickr

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Liphook to Haslemere

Lovely walks through wooded Surrey Hills

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Millennium Stones, Gatton Park

26-May-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Merstham to Tattenham Corner

Viewpoints on the North Downs to start, a pub lunch in Mogador, and a London panorama from the Epsom Downs to finish.

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tall plants

14-May-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

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Milford to Godalming

The Greensand Way, Winkworth(a NT Arboretum), a canal, and historic Godalming.

Devil's Punchbowl view

Devil's Punchbowl view

24-Aug-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Milford to Haslemere

Its surprising how remote Surrey can be, pretty lakes, heathland, and Devil's Punchbowl as well.

Park Wood, Bench and View on North Downs Way SWC Walk 111 Caterham to Knockholt (North Downs Way)

Park Wood, Bench and View on North Downs Way

SWC Walk 111 Caterham to Knockholt (North Downs Way)

29-Aug-16 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

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Caterham to Knockholt

The North Downs Way through woods with fine views - and within Zone 6 (some road noise). Long, with shorter options. Return by bus.

Walking down the lane Ockley to Warnham walk

Walking down the lane

Ockley to Warnham walk

26-Mar-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Ockley to Warnham

A quiet corner of Surrey - woods, gentle hills and a lovely lunchtime pub

Oxshott Circular via Painshill

Surrey heaths, the Mole valley and the opportunity to visit “England's most elegant 18thC landscape garden”.

Pond near the start Oxshott to Ashtead walk

Pond near the start

Oxshott to Ashtead walk

26-Nov-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

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Oxshott to Ashtead

The River Mole and the heaths, commons and woods of metropolitan Surrey. Including Oxshott Heath, Esher Common, Prince’s Coverts, Ashtead and Epsom Commons.

Book 2, Walk 15b, Riddlesdown to Coulsdon South The Route. Opposite where the recently demolished Rose & Crown stood. D.Allen Vivitar 5199mp

Book 2, Walk 15b, Riddlesdown to Coulsdon South

The Route. Opposite where the recently demolished Rose & Crown stood. D.Allen Vivitar 5199mp

01-Jan-06 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

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Riddlesdown to Coulsdon South

Happy Valley and Farthing Down, close to London (Zone 6)

Wanborough church This pretty church was built in the 1200s.

Wanborough church

This pretty church was built in the 1200s.

07-Sep-09 • JonCombe on Flickr

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Wanborough to Godalming

Over the North Downs ridge to Watts Gallery, then a ramble to historic Godalming

CIMG6359 Wood anemones, Selsdon Wood

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Wood anemones, Selsdon Wood

04-May-13 • Sean O'Neill

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Warlingham Circular

Bluebell woods, fields, valleys and nature reserves on the London/Surrey border.

CIMG2670 The Wey Navigation at Weybridge

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The Wey Navigation at Weybridge

07-Feb-16 • Sean O'Neill

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West Byfleet to Hampton Court

The Wey Navigation and the Thames Path via several pubs.

Rosette Whyteleafe Circular

Rosette

Whyteleafe Circular

12-Sep-20 • moontiger on Flickr

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Whyteleafe Circular

A Battle of Britain airfield and a medieval wall painting in the newly-designated South London Downs National Nature Reserve.

Colour in the woods Witley to Haslemere

Colour in the woods

Witley to Haslemere

29-Oct-11 • moontiger on Flickr

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Witley to Haslemere

A gentle walk to Chiddingfold and the Crown Inn

CIMG7234 Titsey Park

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Titsey Park

18-Mar-15 • Sean O'Neill

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Woldingham Circular via Titsey Place

Rural valleys, the North Downs and the Titsey Plantation.

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Autumn on the North Downs Way

30-Oct-10 • Sean O'Neill

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Woldingham to Oxted

Close to London, this walk combines stretches of both The North Downs Way, and the Greensand Way.

Region Star # Walk Km Effort Ht. gain Description London
Surrey 237 Ash Circular via the MOD Ranges 22.0 6 650 Explore the remote Ash Ranges - what Surrey should really look like! (Usually open Bank Holidays only - Check!) P W
Surrey 96 Ash Vale Circular via North Downs Way 25.8 5 375 A circular walk starting and ending in the rarely visited Ash Ranges and including a section of the North Downs Way through the attractive village of Puttenham. CJ W
Surrey 136 Ash Vale to Worplesdon 19.8 4 175 The Basingstoke Canal, Ash Ranges (Remote, hilly MOD land with unrestricted access), Cobbett Hill and Whitmoor Common. CJ W
Surrey 107 Ash to Brookwood 15.3 5 100 Ash Ranges and Brookwood Cemetery P W
Surrey 184 Bentley to Farnham 26.0 7 450 Alice Holt Ancient Forest, Surrey Hills, Scotch Pine Forest, and remote heather filled heathland, Frensham Great and Little Ponds (swimming) W
Surrey 64 Box Hill Circular 16.2 8 525 A fairly strenuous walk in a beautiful part of the North Downs. CJ V
Surrey 49 Box Hill to Leatherhead 11.5 7 300 Short, 2 steep climbs and the view from Box Hill in the morning, and a gentle river valley after lunch CJ V
Surrey 177 Chipstead to Kingswood 15.5 5 325 Ancient woodland, open downs and farmland in London's Green Belt. EC LB
Surrey 364 Dorking via Brockham Circular 14.3 3 275 Lost Surrey estate, with restored landscaped garden and forests, ruined castles V W
Surrey 274 Dorking Circular 18.5 6 350 Out along the North Downs escarpment and back through the Greensand Hills. V W
Surrey 329 Dormans to Lingfield 16.8 2 125 Historic buildings, a Racecourse and a small Nature Reserve with a Community Orchard in the south-eastern corner of Surrey. EC LB V W
Surrey 14 Effingham Junction to Westhumble 15.2 4 275 Polesden Lacy (dramatic NT country house) for lunch, steep woods opening out onto the North Downs Ridge, and an English vineyard for tea CJ LB W
Surrey 12 Farnham to Godalming 20.6 6 275 A long but pretty walk with gentle hills via a nice mixture of river valley, forest tracks, and many beautiful country houses. CJ W
Surrey 277 Godstone to Oxted 17.8 4 225 Compare two magnificent yew trees in the Surrey churchyards of Crowhurst and Tandridge. CX
Surrey 14 Gomshall to Guildford 15.6 3 175 Historic Shere, then a walk through a broad wooded valley, then along a canal to historic Guildford V W
Surrey 145 Witley to Haslemere via Thursley, Surrey Hills 17.3 5 475 Greensand Way Stage 1 : Gibbet Hill, Devil's Punch Bowl and Hindhead Common CJ W
Surrey 146 Witley to Ewhurst 20.3 5 475 Greensand Way Stage 2 : The Surrey Hills : the Wey Valley, and remote villages CJ W
Surrey 147 Gomshall to Dorking 21.4 5 425 Greensand Way Stage 3 : The Surrey Hills : Holmbury Hill and Leith Hill V W
Surrey 16 Dorking to Reigate 12.5 3 175 A mainly level route along the River Mole and then the Greensand Way via several picturesque villages. V W
Surrey 148 Earlswood to Oxted 16.9 4 325 Greensand Way Stage 5 : A gentle ridge walk through a quiet part of Surrey. Regularly spaced pubs. V
Surrey 149 Hurst Green to Sevenoaks 18.8 6 425 The best of the Greensand Way - a traverse of the Chart Hills. Toy's Hill, Ide Hill, Chartwell (NT), and an extension to Knole Park (NT) CJ EC LB V
Surrey 185 Guildford Circular via Albury Park 25.0 8 500 The North Downs ridge, a haunted pool, unusual churches and traces of an industrial era in the Tillingbourne valley. CJ W
Surrey 12 Guildford to Farnham 22.2 2 300 A river valley, gentle pastures, Watts Gallery, woods, remote heathlands and heather covered moors. CJ W
Surrey 13 Guildford to Gomshall 17.2 5 500 Historic Guildford, The North Downs Way and St Martha-on-the-Hill Church, picturesque Shere. Option to continue along the NDW to Dorking CJ W
Surrey 131 Guildford to Horsley 21.4 4 350 Viewpoints on the North Downs ridge CJ W
Surrey 57 Guildford via Chantries Hill Circular 20.3 4 325 Chantries Hill and the North Downs Way to St Martha's Church (viewpoint). Albery for lunch, returning via mixed woods and the tranquil Wey navigation to Guildford. CJ W
Surrey 22 Haslemere Circular 14.0 5 375 Gentle woods in the morning and a climb to Black Down in the afternoon CJ W
Surrey 377 Haslemere Outer Orbital Path 26.8 8 700 Orbital route around Haslemere from a rural bus stop, but with plenty of options for connecting routes from the station CJ W
Surrey 144 Haslemere to Farnham 23.6 7 550 Invall wooded ridge, Temple of the Four Winds, Gibbet Hill, Devil's Punch Bowl, Highcomb Bottom, Thursley & Hankley Commons, Atlantic Wall, River Wey, Waverley Abbey's ruins CJ W
Surrey 42 Holmwood to Gomshall 16.7 6 325 A very pretty forest walk, quite close to London, and the view from Leith Hill, the highest point in the Southeast. CJ V
Surrey 32 Holmwood to Reigate 16.0 2 150 An easy walk through Surrey's Low Weald and the Mole Valley. CJ V
Surrey 287 Holmwood to Shamley Green 18.7 8 425 The Greensand Way : Leith Hill and Tower, Holmbury Hill, Pitch Hill and the Hurt Wood CJ V
Surrey 214 Horsley to West Byfleet 15.4 3 75 Green woods and fields, the yellow scrub and heathland of Ockham Common, Wisley Common and RHS Wisley Gardens (public footpath), and a canal side pub on the Wey Navigation CJ W
Surrey 367 Hurst Green to Riddlesdown 21.6 5 300 Limpsfield Common, splendid views and remains of a medieval manor CJ EC LB V
Surrey 6 Liphook to Haslemere 15.0 5 375 Lovely walks through wooded Surrey Hills CJ W
Surrey 4 Merstham to Tattenham Corner 17.2 4 300 Viewpoints on the North Downs to start, a pub lunch in Mogador, and a London panorama from the Epsom Downs to finish. CJ EC LB V
Surrey 20 Milford to Godalming 17.9 6 325 The Greensand Way, Winkworth(a NT Arboretum), a canal, and historic Godalming. CJ W
Surrey 27 Milford to Haslemere 18.7 6 350 Its surprising how remote Surrey can be, pretty lakes, heathland, and Devil's Punchbowl as well. CJ W
Surrey 111 Caterham to Knockholt 26.2 9 800 The North Downs Way through woods with fine views - and within Zone 6 (some road noise). Long, with shorter options. Return by bus. TL EC LB StP
Surrey 47 Ockley to Warnham 16.5 3 150 A quiet corner of Surrey - woods, gentle hills and a lovely lunchtime pub CJ V
Surrey 305 Oxshott Circular via Painshill 16.5 3 150 Surrey heaths, the Mole valley and the opportunity to visit “England's most elegant 18thC landscape garden”. CJ W
Surrey 178 Oxshott to Ashtead 19.6 3 425 The River Mole and the heaths, commons and woods of metropolitan Surrey. Including Oxshott Heath, Esher Common, Prince’s Coverts, Ashtead and Epsom Commons. CJ W
Surrey 15 Riddlesdown to Coulsdon South 16.8 4 300 Happy Valley and Farthing Down, close to London (Zone 6) CJ EC V
Surrey 2 Wanborough to Godalming 12.9 3 250 Over the North Downs ridge to Watts Gallery, then a ramble to historic Godalming W
Surrey 43 Warlingham Circular 21.2 5 250 Bluebell woods, fields, valleys and nature reserves on the London/Surrey border. CJ V W
Surrey 45 West Byfleet to Hampton Court 17.2 1 0 The Wey Navigation and the Thames Path via several pubs. CJ W
Surrey 363 Whyteleafe Circular 16.5 5 300 A Battle of Britain airfield and a medieval wall painting in the newly-designated South London Downs National Nature Reserve. TL EC LB StP V
Surrey 44 Witley to Haslemere 14.5 3 175 A gentle walk to Chiddingfold and the Crown Inn CJ W
Surrey 244 Woldingham Circular via Titsey Place 17.8 7 500 Rural valleys, the North Downs and the Titsey Plantation. CJ EC V
Surrey 2 Woldingham to Oxted 16.8 5 325 Close to London, this walk combines stretches of both The North Downs Way, and the Greensand Way. CJ EC V

Last Updated : Oct-21